Jaakko Valtanen

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Jaakko Valtanen
Valtanen ja Simelius.jpg
Jaakko Valtanen (left) and Sakari Simelius
Born (1925-02-09) February 9, 1925 (age 92)
Hämeenlinna, Finland
Allegiance  Finland
Service/branch Finnish Army seal Finnish Army
Years of service 1939–1990
Rank General
Battles/wars Continuation War

Jaakko Valtanen (born February 9, 1925 in Hämeenlinna) is a Finnish general. He is the former Chief of Defence of the Finnish Defence Forces from 1983 to 1990. He was the last Finnish Chief of Defence to have served in the Continuation War.

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